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Allion has announced a collaborative liaison with Sony HDMI Authorized Testing Center (ATC) to be officially authorized by HDMI Forum to provide comprehensive HDMI 2.0 Compliance Testing. In addition to providing the in-depth consulting services for problem-debugging and product root-cause analysis; from now on, all vendors can apply for certification tests to obtain the certified logo directly through Allion. For new HDCP 2.2 and MHL 3.0 specifications, Allion also commits to making it more efficient to access all information and requirements you need through a one-stop shop approach.


 

Allion Labs, Inc. CTSP Branch Officially Put into Operation

Allion is proud to call Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) home to one of our global facilities, alongside a number of fully qualified engineers in a variety of testing duties. The establishment of Allion in CTSP serves a momentum for boosting our Engineering Services in the world.

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Allion and Sony HDMI ATC Announce Liaison to Collaborate on Certification Testing Service and Solution for HDMI 2.0

Constantly actively participating in the events of HDMI Forum, through the continuous accumulation of technology strength and expertise consulting, Allion can absolutely enable our customers to go through entire process of HDMI Certification Testing services. Besides, lots of customers are full of misgivings about how to get HDMI 2.0 certification, so Allion have taken the lead in assisting our customers, Toshiba and Pioneer, in testing HDMI 2.0 devices, and successfully passing the certification. Whether in HDMI 2.0 technology consulting, certification testing and application process; that is, Allion will provide the customers with the most reliable services.

 

Testing on the Cloud: A Scenario-based Point of View on the Comparative Analysis of 6 Cloud Storage Services

When the trend of cloud storage service is getting more popular, how do the options stack up against each other through? Allion considers that the cloud storage service, which provides the innovative services with functionality, performance, compatibility and usability, should meet both user scenario and user experience to improve its brand value promotion at the top of the cloud storage service market. Allion especially selected 6 popular cloud storage services to implement a series of validations and make the insightful comparative analysis.
Please refer to the article for details.


The Comparison between Consumer SSD & Enterprise SSD

In order to know the differences between consumer and enterprise products, Allion choose 6 SSDs and analyzed their hardware components and performances. A further analysis would reveal the development key point of products from a same brand aiming at different target markets and would also help manufacturers know the performance of each DUT to assist them with designing new products.
Please refer to the article for details.


Tap-to-Connect:
An Innovative Application of Wi-Fi Protected Setup with NFC

With the mass usage of mobile devices and wearable technologies, more and more manufacturers have incorporated NFC technology into their basic specification, improving the rapidity and convenience of interconnection. Foreseeing the demand for NFC’s user scenarios, Wi-Fi Alliance has recently updated its Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Wi-Fi Protected Setup specification, using the new “Tap-to-Connect” capability enabled by NFC extends the reach of Wi-Fi connection. 
Please refer to the article for details.


A Giant Step into Smart Home: A Technical and Logo Analysis of an Intelligent Home

According to market research firm IDC, Smart Home market is estimated that from 2013 to 2020, the annual compound growth rate will reach 17.74%. It is expected to reach$ 51.77 billion market size in 2020. Allion, as a professional testing laboratorythat cooperate with many smart home related vendors, hopefully through this article, can easily introduce the existing state of technology, the product developing focus for manufacturers and the attention of market trends and future needs.
Please refer to the article for details.


A Giant Step into Smart Home: A Technical and Logo Analysis of an Intelligent Home

According to market research firm IDC, Smart Home market is estimated that from 2013 to 2020, the annual compound growth rate will reach 17.74%. It is expected to reach$ 51.77 billion market size in 2020. Allion, as a professional testing laboratorythat cooperate with many smart home related vendors, hopefully through this article, can easily introduce the existing state of technology, the product developing focus for manufacturers and the attention of market trends and future needs.
Please refer to the article for details.


Analysis of Technology Standards of Cable and Connector& the Certification Test Points

In view of high-frequency signal, mechanical properties, electrical properties and environmental factors that change in the performance of cables and connectors, developers need a complete package of professional laboratory tests and certification programs to ensure the products that can meet the quality conditions and can perfectly show the functional characteristics. In this article about validation technique, Allion experts will introduce different specifications of USB and emphasize on certification. This article will also concentrate on products with different interfaces such as SAS 4.0, PCIe’s latest specification of OCuLink interface, and fiber optic cable AOC (Active Optical Cable) and will explain each interface’s characteristics.
Please refer to the article for details.


Computex Taipei 2014

Computex Taipei 2014 had successfully held from June 3rd to June 7th. As a core member of SSDA and the USB-IF authorized independent test laboratory, Allion started expanding the scope of participating in SSDA and USB-IF Implementers Forum exhibitions at Computex to simultaneously promote our compelling SSD technology and USB cable and connector validation to the international buyers.

 

2014 Allion Bluetooth Technology Seminar
@ Taipei

Bluetooth, one of the world's wireless transmission standards, is widely used for short-range communication via smartphones, tablets and wearable technologies. Facing this competitive marketplace, Allion’s Bluetooth Qualification Expert (BQE), empowered by the Bluetooth SIG, has solid technical knowledge and expertise, including Bluetooth specification update, test coverage, certification process and a variety of case studies analysis, to be your best quality consultant.

 

2014 Allion Cable & Connector Seminar
@ Dongguan & Suzhou

To provide our global clients with the diverse testing requirements, Allion particularly held “2014 Allion Cable & Connector Seminar” in China on May 13th and 15th. The seminar topics not only focus on the cable and connector testing, but also offer the latest information of technology development, certification process, key issue analysis and validation solutions into Mainland China markets, ensuring the best quality and functionality of clients’ products.

 
 
 
 
Profile Tuning Suite (PTS) is updated to 5.1.0


Bluetooth Qualification Program requirements (PRD) is updated toversion 2.3


 
Plan to release CCX-Lite Program in Q3, 2014.



 
VESA Releases DockPort Standard

Developed by several VESA member companies, DockPort is an optional extension of the DisplayPort standard that will allow USB 3.1 data and DC power for battery charging to be carried over a single DisplayPort connector and cable that also carries high-resolution audio/video (A/V) data.
Read official announcement >>


VESA Adds "Adaptive-Sync" to Popular DisplayPort Video Standard

DisplayPort Adaptive-Sync enables the display to dynamically match a GPU's rendering rate, on a frame-by-frame basis, to produce a smoother, low latency, gaming experience.
Read official announcement >>


VESA and MIPI Alliance Announce the Adoption of VESA's New Display Stream Compression Standard

DSC has been adopted into VESA's embedded DisplayPort (eDP) v1.4 and into MIPI Display Serial Interface (DSI) Specification v1.2, which are used for embedded display interfaces within mobile systems, including smartphones, tablets and laptops.
Read official announcement >>


 
MCVT 2.0.0.3 expired on 18 May, 2014
- MCVT 3.0.3 will be the only certifiable MCVT version to be used at this moment.



CTT 2.0.3.3 is approved by DLNA CTC
- CTT v2.0.3.3 has the entire CVP-2 feature, including Full CVP-2 profile support, Guideline
   Mapping, DASH & GENURL feature.
- Older Certification Tools. CTT 2.0.0.5 will Expire after August 20, 2014.


Mandatory Trickmodes Certification launched on 1st April, 2014
2009 Guidelines Certification is no longer available if the registration was submitted before 1 April, 2014.


 
HDMI Policy/Requirement/News Updated

- The HDMI 2.0 CTS was released on April 11, 2014.
- The HDMI 2.0a CTS was released on April 24, 2014.
- The HDMI 2.0b CTS was released on May 16, 2014.


 
HDCP CTS 2.2 on HDMI has been released in April and CTS 2.2 on MHL released in May.




SL-8800 DCP approved Firmware and Software is now available (released on June 6th).



 
Compliance Testing Update

- USB-IF is planning to merge both USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 Interop.
   test environments
- EMI interference test is not mandatory, just for the vendor’s reference.


 
HCK QFE 10 for Windows 8.1 now available

Read official announcement >>


Audio certification requirement update

In the past, both integrated and externally connected audio components submitted for Windows Hardware Certification needed to meet the Device.Audio.UAACompliance requirement. With this update, partners will have more flexibility in designing hardware that meets various scenarios and needs.
Read official announcement >>


 
Wi-Fi Specification update

- Wi-Fi_Display_Specification_v1.1
- Wi-Fi Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Technical Specification version 1.4
- Wi-Fi Simple Configuration Technical Specification version 2.0.4


Wi-Fi Test Plan update
- Miracast_Interoperability_Test_Plan_v1.1


Policy update
- Sigma v8.1.0 release is now available on the Wi-Fi Alliance member's only website.



 

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